'Tomb' in the Bible
"Listen to us, sir. You are a mighty prince among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our burial tombs. None of us would refuse you his tomb for burying your dead."
Instead, when I've died, as my ancestors have, you are to carry me out of Egypt and bury me in their tomb." "I'll do what you've asked," Joseph replied.
my father made me take an oath, saying, ‘I am about to die. You must bury me there in the tomb that I made for myself in the land of Canaan.’ Now let me go and bury my father. Then I will return.”
And He buried him in the valley in the land of Moab, opposite Beth-peor; but no man knows where his burial place is to this day.
Then Gideon son of Joash died at a ripe old age and was buried in the tomb of his father Joash in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
Then his brothers and his father’s family came down, carried him back, and buried him between Zorah and Eshtaol in the tomb of his father Manoah. So he judged Israel 20 years.
When you leave me today, you will find two men by Rachel's tomb in the territory of Benjamin at Zelzah. They'll tell you, "The donkeys you went to look for have been found. Now your father has stopped worrying about the donkeys and he's anxious about you. He's asking, "What will I do about my son?'
Afterward, they carried Asahel to his father’s tomb in Bethlehem and buried him. Then Joab and his men marched all night and reached Hebron at dawn.
When they buried Abner in Hebron, the king wept aloud at Abner’s tomb. All the people wept,
So David gave orders to the young men, and they killed Rechab and Baanah. They cut off their hands and feet and hung their bodies by the pool in Hebron, but they took Ish-bosheth’s head and buried it in Abner’s tomb in Hebron.
When Ahithophel realized that his advice had not been followed, he saddled his donkey and set out for his house in his hometown. He set his affairs in order and hanged himself. So he died and was buried in his father’s tomb.
Please let your servant return so that I may die in my own city near the tomb of my father and mother. But here is your servant Chimham: let him cross over with my lord the king. Do for him what seems good to you.”
and buried the bones of Saul and his son Jonathan at Zela in the land of Benjamin in the tomb of Saul’s father Kish. They did everything the king commanded. After this, God answered prayer for the land.
You went back and ate and drank in this place, even though he said to you, "Do not eat or drink there." Therefore your corpse will not be buried in your ancestral tomb.'"
He put the corpse into his own tomb, and they mourned over him, saying, "Ah, my brother!"
After he buried him, he said to his sons, "When I die, bury me in the tomb where the prophet is buried; put my bones right beside his bones,
All of Israel will mourn for him, and they will bury him. This one alone will come to a tomb for Jeroboam, because a good thing has been found in him by Yahweh the God of Israel in the house of Israel.
Then his servants carried him to Jerusalem in a chariot and buried him in his fathers’ tomb in the city of David.
Once, as the Israelites were burying a man, suddenly they saw a raiding party, so they threw the man into Elisha’s tomb. When he touched Elisha’s bones, the man revived and stood up!
He was buried in his tomb in the garden of Uzza, and his son Josiah became king in his place.
Then he said, “What is this monument I see?”The men of the city told him, “It is the tomb of the man of God who came from Judah and proclaimed these things that you have done to the altar at Bethel.”
From Megiddo his servants carried his dead body in a chariot, brought him into Jerusalem, and buried him in his own tomb. Then the common people took Jehoahaz son of Josiah, anointed him, and made him king in place of his father.
He was buried in his own tomb that he had made for himself in the city of David. They laid him out in a coffin that was full of spices and various mixtures of prepared ointments; then they made a great fire in his honor.
So his servants took him out of the war chariot, carried him in his second chariot, and brought him to Jerusalem. Then he died, and they buried him in the tomb of his fathers. All Judah and Jerusalem mourned for Josiah.
‘I should have been as though I had not been,Carried from womb to tomb.’
Yet shall he be brought to the grave, and shall remain in the tomb.
For there is no faithfulness in their mouth. Their heart is destruction. Their throat is an open tomb. They flatter with their tongue.
All the kings of the nationslie in splendor, each in his own tomb.
“But you have been cast out of your tombLike a rejected branch,Clothed with the slain who are pierced with a sword,Who go down to the stones of the pitLike a trampled corpse.
For the Lord God of hosts says this, “Go to this [contemptible] steward,To Shebna, who is in charge of the royal household [but is building himself a tomb worthy of a king, and say to him],
What are you doing here? Who authorized you to carve out a tomb for yourself here, carving your tomb on the height and cutting a crypt for yourself out of rock?
They intended to bury him with criminals, but he ended up in a rich man's tomb, because he had committed no violent deeds, nor had he spoken deceitfully.
Their quiver [is] like an open tomb, all of them [are] warriors.
The Lord has given a command concerning you [O king of Nineveh]:“Your name will no longer be perpetuated.I will cut off the carved idols and cast imagesFrom the temple of your gods;I will prepare your grave,For you are vile and unworthy.”
And laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed.
Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were seated there, facing the tomb.
Therefore give orders that the tomb be made secure until the third day. Otherwise, His disciples may come, steal Him, and tell the people, ‘He has been raised from the dead.’ Then the last deception will be worse than the first.”
Pilate told them, "You have a military guard. Go and make the tomb as secure as you know how."
Then they went and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone and setting the guard.
After the Sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to view the tomb.
Suddenly there was a violent earthquake, because an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and approached the tomb. He rolled back the stone and was sitting on it.
So, departing quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, they ran to tell His disciples the news.
And when his disciples heard of it, they came and took up his corpse, and laid it in a tomb.
After he bought some fine linen, he took Him down and wrapped Him in the linen. Then he placed Him in a tomb cut out of the rock, and rolled a stone against the entrance to the tomb.
Very early in the morning, on the first day of the week, they went to the tomb at sunrise.
They were saying to one another, “Who will roll away the stone from the entrance to the tomb for us?”
When they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a long white robe sitting on the right side; they were amazed and alarmed.
So they went out and started running from the tomb, because trembling and astonishment overwhelmed them. And they said nothing to anyone, since they were afraid.
Taking it down, he wrapped it in fine linen and placed it in a tomb cut into the rock, where no one had ever been placed.
The women who had come with Him from Galilee followed along and observed the tomb and how His body was placed.
On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came to the tomb, bringing the spices they had prepared.
They found the stone rolled away from the tomb.
Returning from the tomb, they reported all these things to the Eleven and to all the rest.
Peter, however, got up and ran to the tomb. When he stooped to look in, he saw only the linen cloths. So he went home, amazed at what had happened.
Moreover, some women from our group astounded us. They arrived early at the tomb,
Some of those who were with us went to the tomb and found it just as the women had said, but they didn’t see Him.”
When Jesus arrived, He found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days.
The Jews who were with her in the house consoling her saw that Mary got up quickly and went out. So they followed her, supposing that she was going to the tomb to cry there.
Then Jesus, angry in Himself again, came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone was lying against it.
Meanwhile, the crowd, which had been with Him when He called Lazarus out of the tomb and raised him from the dead, continued to testify.
There was a garden in the place where He was crucified. A new tomb was in the garden; no one had yet been placed in it.
They placed Jesus there because of the Jewish preparation and since the tomb was nearby.
On the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark. She saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb.
So she ran to Simon Peter and to the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put Him!”
At that, Peter and the other disciple went out, heading for the tomb.
The two were running together, but the other disciple outran Peter and got to the tomb first.
Then, following him, Simon Peter came also. He entered the tomb and saw the linen cloths lying there.
The other disciple, who had reached the tomb first, then entered the tomb, saw, and believed.
But Mary stood outside facing the tomb, crying. As she was crying, she stooped to look into the tomb.
“Brothers, I can confidently speak to you about the patriarch David: He is both dead and buried, and his tomb is with us to this day.
were carried back to Shechem, and were placed in the tomb that Abraham had bought for a sum of silver from the sons of Hamor in Shechem.
When they had fulfilled all that had been written about Him, they took Him down from the tree and put Him in a tomb.
"Their throat is an open tomb. With their tongues they have used deceit." "The poison of vipers is under their lips;"